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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — School administrators this year are being pushed to get better at recognizing homeless students — those "hidden" in other people's homes or whose families are staying in places like campgrounds, motels and cars — and to keep them in school even if they're...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — When the bill comes after a meal, there's no crunching numbers for the tip — just pay and go. A small but growing number of restaurants are doing away with the tipping model that's long been the norm in the United States. It's an effort to even disparate...
ATLANTA (AP) — The family of a Florida man who died after Georgia sheriff's deputies repeatedly used their stun guns on him is asking for a federal investigation into his death. Attorney Chris Stewart, who represents the family of Chase Sherman, said he sent the request Tuesday...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — School administrators this year are being pushed to get better at recognizing homeless students — those "hidden" in other people's homes or whose families are staying in places like campgrounds, motels and cars — and to keep them in school even if they're...
NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. appeals court has tossed out a $654 million jury verdict against the Palestine Liberation Organization that involved damages for Americans affected by Palestinian terror attacks but that the United States government says could financially destabilize the...
RODANTHE, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's Outer Banks have been spared from a tropical storm system that has been moving toward the state for two days, an official said Wednesday. Dare County Emergency Management Director Drew Pearson write in an email that the tropical depression...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A woman who was kidnapped at gunpoint by her husband while he was under home confinement on charges he beat and abducted her two months earlier was found dead inside a barn, and he was hospitalized with a self-inflicted gunshot wound, state police said...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — For one day, a mother says she didn't have to worry about her son eating lunch by himself after he was joined by Florida State University wide receiver Travis Rudolph. News outlets report a photo capturing Rudolph and sixth-grader Bo Paske having lunch...
SIMPSONVILLE, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina school officials are investigating after a parent accused a teacher of throwing away her 6-year-old daughter's shoes and making her walk around barefoot. The child's mother, Chartrese Edwards, tells WSPA-TV ( http://bit.ly/2bFkYi6 ) that...